LAWSUIT OF MEDIA RIGHTS INSTITUTE AGAINST STATE COMMISSION ON RADIO FREQUENCIES FULFILLED

December 15th, 2011
Today (15 December), Baku Administrative Economic Court # 1 held a hearing on the lawsuit filed by the Media Rights Institute against  the State Commission on  Radio Frequencies Chairman Abid Sharifov  on failure to respond to an information inquiry.

Judge Museyib Bayramov presided over the hearing. The Judge granted the lawsuit,   Media Rights Institute lawyer Fariz Namazov reported to IRFS today.
F.Namazov said that in accordance with court’s decision, the State Commission for Radio Frequencies should present a list of free resources envisaged for television and radio broadcasting to the Media Rights Institute.

Background
Media Rights Institute sent an information inquiry to the chairman of the State Commission on Radio Frequencies Abid Sharifov to unveil free frequencies envisaged for radio and television broadcasting in May of 2011. However, the National television and Radio Council did not respond to inquiry and the  Media Rights Institute then filed a lawsuit against failure to respond to the inquiry.